Southern South America - Chile - Nationwide Newspapers

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Location:  Southern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru
Geographic Coordinates:   30 00 S, 71 00 W
Area:   756,102 sq km (land: 743,812 sq km water: 12,290 sq km)
Climate:  Temperate; desert in north; Mediterranean in central region; cool and damp in south
Languages:  Spanish (official), Mapudungun, German, English
Population:  17,216,945 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Santiago
Religion:  Roman Catholic 70%, Evangelical 15.1%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.1%, other Christian 1%, other 4.6%, none 8.3% (2002 census)
Ethnic Groups:  White and white-Amerindian 95.4%, Mapuche 4%, other indigenous groups 0.6% (2002 census)
Independence:  18 September 1810 (from Spain)

Source:  CIA Factbook